2007 ORS 731.396¹
Certificate of authority and good financial condition required to issue variable life insurance or variable annuity policies

No domestic, foreign or alien insurer shall deliver or issue for delivery in this state variable life insurance or variable annuity policies unless the insurer is authorized to transact life insurance in this state and the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services is satisfied that its condition and method of operation in connection with the issuance of such policies will not render its operation hazardous to its policyholders or the public in this state. In making the determination the director shall consider, among other things:

(1) The history and financial condition of the insurer;

(2) The character, responsibility and fitness of the officers and directors of the insurer; and

(3) The laws and rules under which the insurer is authorized by its domicile to issue such policies. [1973 c.435 §4]

Chapter 731

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Vehicle service contracts sold to purchasers by motorcycle and motor vehicle dealers as constituting sale of insurance, (1978) Vol 38, p 2218

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 731—Administration and General Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­731.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 731, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­731ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.